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== Tutorial on Micado ==
== Tutorial on Micado ==
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Micado is a Computer-Aided Design (CAD) tool for designing and controlling programmable microfluidics, featuring:
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Micado is a Computer-Aided Design (CAD) tool for designing and controlling programmable microfluidics developed by Nada Amin at the [http://cag.csail.mit.edu/micado/ CSAIL (MIT)] for her MEng thesis.
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Micado features:
* standard and customizable design rules
* standard and customizable design rules
* automatic routing between control valves and punches
* automatic routing between control valves and punches
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*[http://cag.csail.mit.edu/micado/download.html CSAIL]
*[http://cag.csail.mit.edu/micado/download.html CSAIL]
*[http://code.google.com/p/micado/ Google Code]
*[http://code.google.com/p/micado/ Google Code]
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Here we will assume that you installed AUTOCAD® Electrical 2008 and Micado following this [http://cag.csail.mit.edu/micado/download.html guide]
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We will assume that you installed AUTOCAD® Electrical 2008 and Micado following this [http://cag.csail.mit.edu/micado/download.html guide]
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== Simple Routing Guide==
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this will be added soon!
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== Simple Routing Guide==
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First of all you need to start AUTOCAD® 2008 using the link in the Micado directory. Assuming that the installation directory is C:\Programmi\micado\micado, you should see a set of icons like the one in this figure
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<center>[[Image:Start_micado.PNG]]</center>
[[Category:Protocol]] [[Category:Microfluidics]]
[[Category:Protocol]] [[Category:Microfluidics]]

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Tutorial on Micado

Micado is a Computer-Aided Design (CAD) tool for designing and controlling programmable microfluidics developed by Nada Amin at the CSAIL (MIT) for her MEng thesis. Micado features:

  • standard and customizable design rules
  • automatic routing between control valves and punches
  • automatic generation of control instructions and GUI

Here you will find an agile tutorial on basic and advanced functions of this software. You can download micado from:

We will assume that you installed AUTOCAD® Electrical 2008 and Micado following this guide

Simple Routing Guide

First of all you need to start AUTOCAD® 2008 using the link in the Micado directory. Assuming that the installation directory is C:\Programmi\micado\micado, you should see a set of icons like the one in this figure

Image:Start_micado.PNG
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